Meet le author

FANS of Paris-born novelist Catherine Hermary-Vieille are invited to hear her read from her latest book, Lord James, in Melrose on Wednesday, August 17.

The novelised account tells of James Bothwell’s life, including his tragic love affair with Mary Queen of Scots.

The event, which includes book signing and a question and answer session, takes place at Burt’s Hotel at 12.30pm.

Tickets for the event cost £35, including a three-course lunch, and more information is available by phoning 01896 822196.